Telecom research firm Berg Insight says the global market for location-based services (LBS) platforms and middleware is expected to grow steadily in the next few years.
Annual revenue for this equipment, including A-GPS servers and middleware platforms, is projected to grow from about €150 million last year to €300 million (£263 million) in 2016.
Google and Samsung have revealed the latest flagship Android phone: the Galaxy Nexus.
It’s the first phone specifically designed for the latest release of Android 4.0, also known as ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’.
It’s been another big news week for The Fonecast. In today’s podcast we talk about the recent ‘BlackBerry crumble’ before discussing legal challenges to Android, looking at mobile advertising and thoroughly washing our hands before making any phone calls!
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